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    Chests are an item of furniture primarily used for storage, occasionally containing a series of drawers.

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    • Antique Pine Carriage Chest, English, Victorian, Blanket Box, Trunk, Circa 1890

      Antique Pine Carriage Chest, English, Victorian, Blanket Box, Trunk, Circa 1890

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.5782

      This is an antique pine carriage chest. An English, Victorian, blanket box or trunk, dating to the late 19th century, circa 1890.

      • Warm hues in the waxed finish to the antique pine
      • Attractive 'through' dovetail joints and grain interest throughout
      • Solid brass loop carry handles over pierced back-plates
      • Brass keyhole escutcheon, lock untested as key absent
      • Lid lifts on quality hinges to reveal voluminous storage within
      • Raised on an attractive deep plinth with upper moulding

      A super antique pine carriage chest. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 63cm (24.75'')
      Max Depth: 40cm (15.75'')
      Max Height: 38cm (15'')

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      Antique Pine Carriage Chest, English, Victorian, Blanket Box, Trunk, Circa 1890

      £695.00

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    • Little alpine chest

      Little alpine chest

      antichità missaglia, albignasego, italy

      Original small Tyrolean chest, whose structure is entirely painted in deep blue. On the front two panels are embellished with bouquets of flowers. On the sides the decoration simulates the grain of the wood. This...

      £872.91

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    • Antique Pine Trunk, English, Victorian, Blanket, Carriage Chest, Box, Circa 1880

      Antique Pine Trunk, English, Victorian, Blanket, Carriage Chest, Box, Circa 1880

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.5542

      This is an antique pine trunk, an English, Victorian blanket or carriage chest, or box, dating to the late 19th century, circa 1880. 

      • Warm hues in the waxed finish to the antique pine
      • Attractive 'through' dovetail joints
      • Brass lock untested as key absent
      • Lid lifts on quality hinges to reveal voluminous storage within
      • Raised on an attractive shaped plinth

      A super blanket chest that would also make a great coffee table. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 80.5cm (31.75'')
      Max Depth: 48cm (19'')
      Max Height: 40cm (15.75'')

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      Antique Pine Trunk, English, Victorian, Blanket, Carriage Chest, Box, Circa 1880

      £625.00

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    • Antique Pine Trunk, Victorian, Blanket Chest, Box Early 20th Century, Circa 1900

      Antique Pine Trunk, Victorian, Blanket Chest, Box Early 20th Century, Circa 1900

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.5541

      This is an antique pine trunk, an English, Victorian blanket chest or box dating to the turn of the 20th century, circa 1900. 

      • Warm hues in the waxed finish to the antique pine
      • Attractive 'through' dovetail joints
      • Lock with brass keyhole escutcheon, key absent
      • Lid lifts on strap hinges to reveal voluminous storage within
      • Raised on an attractive shaped plinth
      • Iron drop handles to either end

      A super blanket chest that would also make a great coffee table. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 87cm (34.25'')
      Max Depth: 49cm (19.25'')
      Max Height: 44cm (17.25'')

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      Antique Pine Trunk, Victorian, Blanket Chest, Box Early 20th Century, Circa 1900

      £625.00

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    • Antique Ottoman, Victorian Upholstered Chest c.1870

      Antique Ottoman, Victorian Upholstered Chest c.1870

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # LFA-1573

      This is an antique ottoman dating to the Victorian period c.1870.

      • Classic sarcophagus shape influenced by the discoveries of the time
      • Hinged tilt top rises to reveal voluminous storage space within
      • Stuffed top over robust frame providing a firm, stable seat
      • Currently upholstered in floral fabric, ripe for recovering
      • Raised on original hollowed bun feet over wooden castors

      A super piece of furniture. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 86.5cm (34'')
      Max Depth: 49.5cm (19.5'')
      Max Height: 48.25cm (19'')

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      Antique Ottoman, Victorian Upholstered Chest c.1870

      £695.00

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    • Stunning Solid Oak Blanket Box / Treasure Chest    (Very Large)

      Stunning Solid Oak Blanket Box / Treasure Chest (Very Large)

      rosedale antiques, southampton, united kingdom

      A superb example of a French solid oak treasure chest / blanket box circa 1890 . Featuring beautiful folding iron handles, main lid prop and internal compartment with drop lid. This is a very large...

      £575.00

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    • Antique Coffer, Oak, Joined Chest, Three Panel Trunk, Early 18th Century c.1700

      Antique Coffer, Oak, Joined Chest, Three Panel Trunk, Early 18th Century c.1700

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.5757

      This is an antique coffer, an English oak, joined chest. An early 18th century three panel trunk dating to circa 1700. 

      • Substantial oak chest displaying rich, dark colour
      • Joined construction with grain interest throughout
      • Displaying wisps of medullary rays and a desirable aged patina
      • Three panel construction to front, to and back, single to the ends
      • Muntins and stiles display modest moulded decoration
      • Iron lock plate, fastener and key absent
      • Lid opens on later, hand forged iron strap hinges
      • Voluminous, clean and tidy storage within

      A super antique coffer in English oak. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 120cm (47.25'')
      Max Depth: 56cm (22'')
      Max Height: 61cm (24'')

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      Antique Coffer, Oak, Joined Chest, Three Panel Trunk, Early 18th Century c.1700

      £985.00

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    • LATE 19TH CENTURY PINE FLAT TOP CHEST

      LATE 19TH CENTURY PINE FLAT TOP CHEST

      pinefinders old pine furniture, aylesbury, united kingdom

      A late 19th century pine flat top blanket chest in lovely clean condition, dating from c.1880. Recently stripped to the bare wood, ready for waxing or painting. Original carrying handles on either side, in good...

      £327.00

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    • Antique Coffer, 6 Plank Sword Chest, English, Oak, 17th Century, Circa 1660

      Antique Coffer, 6 Plank Sword Chest, English, Oak, 17th Century, Circa 1660

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.5721

      This is an antique coffer, a 6 plank sword chest in English oak dating to the 17th century c.1660. 

      • Classic six board construction
      • English oak with desirable aged patina
      • Raised on extended stiles to the ends
      • The top displays well with moulded edge detail
      • Retaining an iron hasp and fastener with swing keyhole plate, key absent
      • Strap hinged lid reveals voluminous storage within and a candle box to one end

      A good example of its type. Solid joints and construction. Delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 88cm (34.75'')
      Max Depth: 40cm (15.75'')
      Max Height: 54.5cm (21.5'')

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      Antique Coffer, 6 Plank Sword Chest, English, Oak, 17th Century, Circa 1660

      £1,695.00

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    • Antique Mule Chest, English, Oak, Trunk, 18th Century, Circa 1700

      Antique Mule Chest, English, Oak, Trunk, 18th Century, Circa 1700

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.5661

      This is an antique mule chest, an English, oak trunk dating to the early 18th century, circa 1700.  

      • Attractive English oak with good colour and an aged patina
      • Three chamfered field panel front over a pair of drawers
      • Two panel sides, panelled to the reverse, raised on squat stile feet
      • The field panel front displays well with grain interest
      • Stiles, rails and muntins with visible pegs for strength
      • Panel drawer fronts dressed with later, pierced brass back-plates and drop handles
      • Thick, planked lid with moulded edge detail, lifts on iron strap hinges
      • Iron lock behind later brass lock escutcheon, key absent
      • Great proportions providing voluminous storage

      A super antique mule chest with solid joints and construction. Delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 123cm (48.5'')
      Max Depth: 56cm (22'')
      Max Height: 84cm (33'')

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      Antique Mule Chest, English, Oak, Trunk, 18th Century, Circa 1700

      £2,250.00

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    • 19th Century Victorian Rosewood Wellington Chest

      19th Century Victorian Rosewood Wellington Chest

      fb antiques, rettendon common, united kingdom

      For sale is a very good quality Victorian Rosewood Secretaire Wellington Chest. The chest has 6 graduated drawers, each with turned handles. The third drawer down is a secretaire, with a fall front opening to...

      £3,500.00

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    • 19th Century Victorian Secretaire Campaign Chest

      19th Century Victorian Secretaire Campaign Chest

      fb antiques, rettendon common, united kingdom

      For sale is a good quality Victorian Mahogany Campaign Secretaire Chest. The chest has a single drawer at the top with a fall front, opening to reveal a fully fitted interior comprising of pigeon holes...

      £1,500.00

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    • 19th Century Victorian Oak Secretaire Wellington Chest

      19th Century Victorian Oak Secretaire Wellington Chest

      fb antiques, rettendon common, united kingdom

      For sale is a good quality Victorian Oak Secretaire Wellington Chest. The chest has a single drawer at the top, above two dummy drawers with drop down fronts that open to reveal secretaire,comprising of pigeon...

      £1,250.00

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    • 18th Century Dutch Marquetry Chest of Drawers

      18th Century Dutch Marquetry Chest of Drawers

      fb antiques, rettendon common, united kingdom

      For sale is a good 18th Century Dutch Marquetry Chest of Drawers. The chest has six drawers profusely inlaid and each with brass ring handles. The sides of the chest are also intricately inlaid, standing...

      £3,200.00

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    • Antique Dining Chairs, French Set of Six C19th

      Antique Dining Chairs, French Set of Six C19th

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # LFA-1483

      This is an antique, set of six, French dining chairs dating to the late 19th century.

      A highly desirable set of six chairs with two carvers in complimentary style to the four diners, all in good proportion and generous of size. Crafted in walnut displaying biscuit tones with good grain and a desirable patina.

      The carvers are magnificent: Raised on cabriole legs with exceptional carved knees and well defined claw and ball feet, the rear legs swept with carved foot interest.

      The serpentine seat rails mount a central inverted clam shell and host traditionally stuffed, drop in seat pads. Well formed oblique, shepherd's crook arms welcome the sitter into the broad and comfortable seat.

      The flared back panels are decorated with subtle carved details; rosettes beneath the arms, clasped foliate at mid point curving gently in to rosettes on the crest rail terminating and flanking the upholstered finish.

      The four dining chairs pear down the exuberance of the carvers with similar features, notably the shaped front seat rails present a glorious carved garland and the rear seat pad crest rails arching to a single carved rosette.

      A very fine set of chairs with solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Carvers (2):
      Max Width: 69cm (27.25'')
      Max Depth: 61cm (24'')
      Max Height: 102cm (40.25'')

      Seat Width: 53cm (20.75'')
      Seat Depth: 46cm (18'')
      Seat Height: 52cm (20.5'')

      Chairs (4):
      Max Width: 56cm (22'')
      Max Depth: 54cm (21.25'')
      Max Height: 96cm (37.75'')

      Seat Width: 50cm (19.75'')
      Seat Depth: 38cm (15'')
      Seat Height: 48.25cm (19'')

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      Antique Dining Chairs, French Set of Six C19th

      £1,895.00

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    • George III Mahogany Chest with brushing slide

      George III Mahogany Chest with brushing slide

      fb antiques, rettendon common, united kingdom

      George iii mahogany bow front chest with brushing slide and three graduated drawers each with brass drop handles in splayed bracket feet. The chest is in a nice faded original colour. Dimensions Width 107cm Depth...

      £950.00

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    • George III Mahogany Chest

      George III Mahogany Chest

      fb antiques, rettendon common, united kingdom

      For sale is a good quality George III mahogany and later inlaid chest of drawers. The top of the chest has an inlaid edge above four graduated drawers, each with matching inlays and brass swan...

      £1,450.00

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    • Antique Coffer, English, Oak, Joined Chest, Three Panel Trunk, c.1700 and Later

      Antique Coffer, English, Oak, Joined Chest, Three Panel Trunk, c.1700 and Later

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.5633

      This is an antique coffer, an English oak, joined chest. An early 18th century three panel trunk dating to circa 1700 and later.

      • Substantial oak chest displaying rich, dark colour
      • Joined construction with grain interest throughout
      • Displaying wisps of medullary rays and a desirable aged patina
      • Deep relief carved detail to the front upper rail
      • Three panels decorated with stylised foliate lozenges
      • Fluted muntins and stiles, plain twin panel ends and three panel back
      • Unusual to find with a working iron lock and key
      • Lid opens on later, hand forged iron strap hinges
      • Candle box to one end doubles as lid support
      • Voluminous, clean and tidy storage within

      A super antique coffer in English oak. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 135cm (53.25'')
      Max Depth: 53cm (20.75'')
      Max Height: 63cm (24.75'')

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      Antique Coffer, English, Oak, Joined Chest, Three Panel Trunk, c.1700 and Later

      £985.00

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    • Antique Bible Box on Stand, William & Mary, Oak, Writing, Circa 1690 and Later

      Antique Bible Box on Stand, William & Mary, Oak, Writing, Circa 1690 and Later

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.5533

      This is an antique bible box on stand, an English, William and Mary, oak writing chest dating from the late 17th century and later on Victorian stand. 

      • Centuries old oak boarded box raised on Victorian stand
      • Grain interest in the attractive, solid oak boards
      • Desirable aged patina and a wax polished finish
      • Displaying hand carved floral decoration to the front
      • Chip carved lid with a subtle band of etched foliate detail
      • Iron lock and plate with key and hasp absent
      • Delightful hand forged nailing to the lock plate
      • The lid lifts on early, brass butterfly hinges
      • Ample storage space within featuring a removable shelf
      • The box locates snugly into a lip moulding on top of the purpose made stand
      • Raised on bobbin turned legs united by end stretchers

      Ecclesiastical overtones in this well presented antique bible box on stand. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 63.5cm (25'')
      Max Depth: 44cm (17.25'')
      Max Height: 100.5cm (39.5'')

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      Antique Bible Box on Stand, William & Mary, Oak, Writing, Circa 1690 and Later

      £1,295.00

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    • Antique Stationery Cabinet, English, Victorian, Oak, Correspondence Chest c.1900

      Antique Stationery Cabinet, English, Victorian, Oak, Correspondence Chest c.1900

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.5625

      This is an antique stationery cabinet, an English, Victorian, oak correspondence chest dating to the turn of the last century, circa 1900.

      • Attractive medullary rays in the grain detail of the oak
      • Good consistent colour in a wax polished finish
      • Period piece with desirable aged patina
      • The canted doors dressed with brass escutcheon, lock present, key absent
      • Open on quality hinging to reveal stationery bureau beneath
      • Offering envelope and paper divisions and brass stays to the doors
      • A removable pen tray with storage beneath
      • Removing the brass pin unlocks the lower drawer
      • Drawer dressed with a drop handle on pierced brass back plate

      A super little antique stationery cabinet. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 35.5cm (14'')
      Max Depth: 19.5cm (7.75'')
      Max Height: 30cm (11.75'')

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      Antique Stationery Cabinet, English, Victorian, Oak, Correspondence Chest c.1900

      £475.00

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    • Antique Correspondence Cabinet, Scottish, Victorian, Oak, Specimen Chest c.1850

      Antique Correspondence Cabinet, Scottish, Victorian, Oak, Specimen Chest c.1850

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.5624

      This is an antique correspondence cabinet, a Scottish, Victorian, oak specimen chest with stationery drawer dating to the mid 19th century, circa 1850.

      • Delightful small chest of four drawers
      • The oak glows with golden hues in a wax polished finish
      • Standing upon shallow bun feet, banded in copper with copper shield cartouches
      • A three-quarter gallery top displays well
      • A suite of four drawers dressed with turned pulls
      • The bottom drawer offering pen tray and ink well

      A smashing little antique correspondence cabinet. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 33cm (13'')
      Max Depth: 24cm (9.5'')
      Max Height: 36cm (14.25'')

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      Antique Correspondence Cabinet, Scottish, Victorian, Oak, Specimen Chest c.1850

      £545.00

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    • Antique, Mule Chest, English, Georgian Housekeepers Trunk, Mahogany, Circa 1780

      Antique, Mule Chest, English, Georgian Housekeepers Trunk, Mahogany, Circa 1780

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.5610

      This is an antique mule chest, an English, Georgian trunk in mahogany and dating to the late 18th century, circa 1780. 

      • In very fine order throughout offering abundant storage
      • The well figured mahogany glows in the lustrous wax polished finish
      • Classic arrangement; Chest over a pair of drawers
      • Raised on attractive ogee bracket feet
      • The broad lid opens and holds on a stay
      • The clean interior with voluminous capacity
      • Sat within a two drawer base, original locks, key absent
      • The cock-beaded drawers dressed with solid drop handles

        A super example in fine order. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

        Dimensions:
        Max Width: 137cm (54'')
        Max Depth: 85.5cm (33.75'')
        Max Height: 83.5cm (32.75'')

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        Antique, Mule Chest, English, Georgian Housekeepers Trunk, Mahogany, Circa 1780

        £2,450.00

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      • 18TH CENTURY PAINTED AUSTRIAN HOPE CHEST

        18TH CENTURY PAINTED AUSTRIAN HOPE CHEST

        pinefinders old pine furniture, aylesbury, united kingdom

        A fine example of a late 1800’s ‘hope chest”. A hope chest, also known as a dowry chest, is a piece of furniture traditionally used to collect items such as clothing and household linen, by unmarried...

        £1,290.00

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      • ANTIQUE PINE BLANKET CHEST

        ANTIQUE PINE BLANKET CHEST

        pinefinders old pine furniture, aylesbury, united kingdom

        A dome top antique pine chest, in very nice solid condition, dating from around c.1910. The original carrying handles are in good order. A good size chest with plenty of storage space for linen and...

        £297.00

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      • Antique Dowry Chest, Burmese, Teak, Trunk, 19th Century, Circa 1890

        Antique Dowry Chest, Burmese, Teak, Trunk, 19th Century, Circa 1890

        london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

        Our Stock # 18.5438

        This is an antique dowry chest, a Burmese, teak trunk dating to the late 19th century, circa 1890.

        • Attractive Burmese dowry chest
        • Stout teak construction displaying good colour
        • Grain interest throughout with a desirable aged patina
        • Brass strapped with original latches
        • Raised on a canted plinth, pierced and simply decorated
        • Iron carry handles to either end
        • A pair of small, full depth drawers with brass cabin handles
        • Lid lifts on quality hinges to reveal voluminous interior
        • Attractive turquoise finish to underside of lid
        • Fitted with mirror and decorative rack
        • A pair of candle boxes, one with a secret compartment beneath

        A super antique dowry chest with solid joints and construction. Delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

        Dimensions:
        Max Width: 113cm (44.5'')
        Max Depth: 63.5cm (25'')
        Max Height: 66cm (26'')

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        Antique Dowry Chest, Burmese, Teak, Trunk, 19th Century, Circa 1890

        £2,875.00

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